If you are considering submitting an applicationto University of Rhode Island, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 1 and the application fee is $65. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
University of Rhode Island does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! University of Rhode Island accepts about 91% of early action applicants* and 76% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, University of Rhode Island admitted 13,726 of the 15,134 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into University of Rhode Island is moderately difficult. University of Rhode Island evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, University of Rhode Island accepted 76% of all applicants., around 18,013 of the 23,856 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Rhode Island, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. In 2021, University of Rhode Island waitlisted 2,188 students. Of those, 935 eventually got off the waitlist.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to University of Rhode Island must submit the following items. Double check with University of Rhode Island's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||list of senior courses|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Rhode Island have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. University of Rhode Island does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Rhode Island does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Rhode Island.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 27. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Rhode Island during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Rhode Island?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Rhode Island.
Does University of Rhode Island accept transfer credits?
University of Rhode Island accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Rhode Island accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does University of Rhode Island accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Rhode Island accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Rhode Island?
University of Rhode Island. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Rhode Island's acceptance rate?
University of Rhode Island's acceptance rate is [rate]%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at University of Rhode Island?
The early action acceptance rate at University of Rhode Island was 91% in 2021.
How hard is it to get into University of Rhode Island? University of Rhode Island is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Rhode Island acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 75 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Rhode Island is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Rhode Island is Jul 27.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Rhode Island, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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